KAY, R. Writing-Master, and Teacher, of English Grammar, Newcastle.

THE NEW PRECEPTOR, or, Young Lady's and Gentleman's True Instructor in the Rudiments of the English Tongue. Containing Rules for Pronunciation, with Lessons from One to Two and more Syllables to elucidate them; methodically digested, and adorned with Emblematical Cuts, to gain the attention of the Young of both Sexes. Newcastle. 1801.
Author KAY, R. Writing-Master, and Teacher, of English Grammar, Newcastle.
Title THE NEW PRECEPTOR, or, Young Lady's and Gentleman's True Instructor in the Rudiments of the English Tongue. Containing Rules for Pronunciation, with Lessons from One to Two and more Syllables to elucidate them; methodically digested, and adorned with Emblematical Cuts, to gain the attention of the Young of both Sexes. Newcastle.
Published M. Angus & Son. 1801.
Stock Code 11232
Description vii,[2], 10-104 pages. Vignette on title, and eight woodcuts in the text plus two woodcuts devices (the same repeated). Contemporary (?) half vellum over marbled boards. 12mo. First edition. Binding a little soiled; else a very good copy. Loosely inserted is a three page letter from Sydney Roscoe to Margaret Weedon discussing this book and others, notably an edition of Goody Two-Shoes, published by Carnan.
£425.00